Katrin Kuhlmann

Senior Associate (Non-resident), Global Food Security Program
Associated Programs: Global Food Security Program

Katrin Kuhlmann is the president and founder of the New Markets Lab, a nonprofit law and development center; a visiting professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center; and a senior associate with the Global Food Security Program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Her areas of focus include international economic law, law and development, international trade law and policy, agricultural law and regulation, comparative economic law, trade corridors, and African regional trade agreements. She is published widely and frequently speaks on these topics, and she has testified before Congress on several occasions. Ms. Kuhlmann also serves as a member of the Trade Advisory Committee on Africa of the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). She sits on a number of nonprofit boards and advisory boards, including the advisory boards of the Law and International Development Societies (LIDS) at Harvard and Georgetown Law Schools, the Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Bretton Woods Committee, and the Trade Policy Forum. She is also a board member of the Washington International Trade Association, Listening for America, and Malaika Foundation. Earlier in her career, she was a trade negotiator at USTR and practiced international law at Skadden Arps and Dewey Ballantine. She has held leadership positions in several nonprofit organizations and think tanks, including positions as a senior fellow and director at the Aspen Institute and a transatlantic fellow at the German Marshall Fund. She holds degrees from Harvard Law School and Creighton University and was the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship to study international economics.

Contact Information
Email: foodsecurity [at] csis.org